Mamelodi Sundowns handed a huge blow for the DStv Premiership clash against Richards Bay with Teboho Mokoena set to miss out.

Masandawana will be without star midfielder Mokoena for their tricky home game after the player received four yellow cards consecutively. He picked up the last card in the Nedbank Cup quarterfinals against Stellenbosch last week.


That game also had one significant negative point for the DStv Premiership champions, that is the 2-1 loss which stole them the chance of winning the treble in the 2022/2023 season.

Sundowns had a tremendous victory over CR Belouizdad on Saturday in the CAF Champions League, beating them 4-1 in their backyard, which provided them clear motivation heading to the Richards Bay clash.

Mamelodi Sundowns' Teboho Mokoena to miss Richards Bay clash
Teboho Mokoena to miss Richards Bay clash

Rulani Mokwena is set to be without his most influential player in Mokoena. Sadly, there are already a bunch of midfielders who have been ruled out for the past few games.

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The likes of Ricardo Coetzee, Erin Saavedra and Marcelo Allende are likely to be out for this afternoon’s league match.

This, however, gives a chance to The midfielders who have not been getting much game time. Lesedi Kapinga, Bradley Ralani, Haashim Domingo and Sphelele Mkhulise could see themselves filling Mokoena’s void.

Downs will host the KwaZulu-Natal outfit at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium this afternoon at 15h00.


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